William Dobell

Australia, 1962

Film
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William Dobell has been acclaimed the greatest portrait and character painter of the twentieth century. The film with some 85 examples, reviews and interprets the artist’s work and development from his early days of struggle in London to his success in later times. This review of the work of Dobell includes not only some of his great portraits but also some examples of his early paintings. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer

Geoffrey Collings

production company

Collings Productions

Duration

00:21:07:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30514

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Biography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Dobell, William, Sir, 1899-1970

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Portrait painting

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Art - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

People → Artists - Biography

People → Dobell, William, Sir, 1899-1970

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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